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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1984
  • pp: 1399–1402

Measuring 2-D laser-beam phase and intensity profiles: a new technique

Charles P. Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 1399-1402 (1984)

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A new technique has been developed that uses an acoustooptic modulator, a heterodyne detector, and 2-D raster-scanning mirrors to characterize laser-beam quality. The technique is described, and its preliminary performance is discussed in relation to the real-time 2-D phase and intensity profiles it produces and the computer data processing performed on those profiles.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 26, 1983
Published: May 1, 1984

Charles P. Wang, "Measuring 2-D laser-beam phase and intensity profiles: a new technique," Appl. Opt. 23, 1399-1402 (1984)

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